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, everybody. i'm gerri willis. tonight on "the willis report" president obama who throws the health care system into chaos offering a fixed to3 president obama who throws the health care system into chaos offering a fixed to the canceled plans that creates more confusion, not clarity. >> this fix will solve every problem for every person. gerri: also, the next head of the reserve chair in the hot seat. how long will janet yellen keep interest rates near record lows been wrote wahoo. >> i believe the benefits exceed the cost. gerri: and are you -- our users guide to shopping. we're watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." ♪ gerrnot c welcome to "the willis report." your show, your money, your voice. and tonight your apology. the president today apologizing to the 5 million in have lost our health insurance coverage because of obamacare, his pr rram. not to worry because he will allow these policies to be extended one year. he said, it's on me, but what he means is committed on the insurance companies. insurers will have the option of extending policies. obama passing a hot p
be a bargain. they're finding just the opposite. are you old enough to remember when president obama -- gerri: that is not the nice thing to ask. >> when they said this was going to save us up to $500. now is costing us. gerri: it seems like that was a long time ago. so many promises i mean, to your point command of want to hear what you have to say. making the point that the promises have been so blown. what we were trying to achieve, so unquestionably -- mistakes made, not even close. is there any way that this entire law can be put on hd, held back, stopped in its tracks. >> i think they are determined to implement this. the biggest problem is if you cacan keep your doctor. people will find out. i found a plan and fled only has seven pediatricians for account to a 250,000 kids. these networks are so restrictive. it will be hard for people to keep their doctors. the information is not available. they are eolling not knowing whether their doctor is in our have network. doctors in a study to drop out because they're cutting how they pay physicians. gerri: to that point, let me mention somethi
to me the web site was designed to fail so obama administration would get a single payer healthcare, nobody is this stupid. maybe so. >> ashley from california, president obama has and continued to mislead the american people. good stuff ashley. >> you know i saved the best for last. we talked, you heard a lot about the 5 1/2 million americans who are in the individual health insurance market, who lost their coverage, it gets worse, next shoe, will be small market group. policies for employers with 50 workers or less, this time of year insurers resign clients, and when increases and costs become apparent, that is what is happening all over the country. we're hearing rumors, that rate increases of 30% in the small market group are not uncommon. policies are not necessarily canceled but costs are rising for us, next comes the large group market, the big employers will try to redesign their plans. 60% of large employers in a towers watson sir survey said they believed they would face this tax, it is going to cost all of us, that is it for tonight's willis report, thank you for joining
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: good evening. hhs secretary kathleen sebelius and the obama administration continued to sell obamacare. numbers are released showing dismal enrollment figures. hours later the secretary ys in memphis at an enrollment center refusing to say whether the numbers are accurate. only that the administration has yet to establish an enormous number because the problems of this -- problems with the system >> i don't know what members were gathered and where they came from. federal and roman or state enrollment. we will be giving comprehensive figures about nationwide enrollment into is in the federal marketplace, who is that the state level once a month. we will give people reliable and permission and that then be able to count on it. >> reporter: secretary kathleen sebelius says the administration will first release those numbers by the end of the month. gerri: a federal appeals court striking down the birth control mandate in obamacare. what other ramifications? >> it ueld that challenge requiring employer-sponsored plans to provide birth control. a decision. the supreme court will ultimately
a you can keep your plan but did in 2008 president or a candidate obama said it would cost 50 or 60 million per year when fully implemented the commercial budg office says 2023 it will cost $250 billion for the subsidies. that is four or five times what he prosed not county if you kids get a waiver or if they have to subsidized or four employers decide to drop coverage it is a lowball estimate. gerri: and so a big announcement from kathleen sebelius earlier today talking about adding mental-health. [laughter] so she says there should be parity beten carriagof mental-health issues and physical ailments. if i break my arm on sixth avenue i will see a doctor who wwll fix ann it is over. therapy is once a week over years. how do you make them the? the cost is different. >> you talk to all major new crosstree already know that obamacare is basic plan is much more important one dash expensive than people thought. they will continue to add benefits. if it ever getoff the ground. every american and once their own health plan. like kiwi be a society to pick and choose? why do we do one-size-
ameriprise puts more within reach. ♪ gerri: president obama said that the nation has a responsibility to make sure troops returning home are the best cared for and best reported veterans in the world. are we doing enough? >> here is what paul wrote, no man left behind. >> and donna said, they deserve more than we could give. >> we also asked a kuo on, 13% said yes, 87% said no, i agree with the majority. richard from florida writes, individual mandate cannot be postponed. it is too late, hundreds of thousands of customers are received notices their policy is being canceled. the damage has been done. and charles said it seems difficult to pin the tail on the donkey with the obama administration, failure of obamacare rests with obama and sebelius. harry truman stood by his line, the buck stops here, with the dodge, obama administration the buck stops over there. >> and a report that obamacare web site managed to enroll 50,000 people, that was pretty shocking, just 10% of administration's already lowered goal of 500,000 enrollees by december 15, and replacement rate of 1% of 4.9
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for insurers coming setting a new letter to commissioner is giving them guidance to implement obama as new facts of bank statements to have taxpayer funds. using the phase risk corridor and the whole change of the policy. >> updating the circumstances with the risk pool a provision says if your estimate of cost comes in and under what you think when you give money to hhs on the of the hand if it is too low and the costs our higher than 80 just gives money to you with the idea that ideally this balances out some insurers' our luckier bailing out those that are not so lucky but there is no provision to limit the hhs payments. if the exchanges are failing in the risk pool is bad it cost a lot of money it will come from hhs. gerri: vale rio $1 trillion so now we have a situation and where not just helping people get insurance coverage to put money to the american people also subsidies. >> that is the dirty secret all along it is a huge payoff to the insurance companies and probably would not have passed in the first place if the insurance company did not get in bet with the president to be on
tonight or tomorrow, good luck. ♪ ♪ ♪ lou: president obama is enrollment numbers, it is all bad news for the obama administration. i am lou dobbs. hello, everyone. severely undercutting president obama's credibility an approval rating. a new fox poll shows half of voters believe president obama knowingly lied when he repeatedly told americans that they could keep their plan under his signature health care law. as for the number of americans who have signed on for health care
, president obama has now lost bill clinton as a supporter for obamacare. >> the president. gerri: more down to about are more common as set to fall? approving the merger. does this mean better service or higher prices for you? and our users guide to shopping continues with a look at the revenge of the brick and mortar stores. other best deal of this holiday season may not be on line. we are watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." ♪ gerri: welcome to "the willis report". your show, your money, your voice. tonight your taxes. your taxes paid for obamacare, but we still do not have the official obamacare and room numbers, and now new concerns surrounding the people in charge of helping consumers sign up. a shocking new video shows texas' obamacare navigator's encouraging applicants to live on their applications to score higher subsidies and lower premiums. here to weigh in, dr. mitchell brooks the most of of the nation and senior fellow at the manhattan institute and author of how medicaid sales were poor. welcome to you both. we will introduce this video, what i have to tell yo
former president clinton threw president obama under the bus and then to gave the democrats are ready for cover trying to play and not the death of the governor's signing up but i point out comedy democrat governors gave it. it is a hot potato it was not ready for prime time and they do it. gerri: and pointed out there any way. we appreciate your time. thank you very much. i ever continuing coverage continues after the break with who would be getting free health care? what of the most respected online medical sites paid to promote. who can you trust? as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cascard from capital one, i get 2% cash back on ery purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally soone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every d. what's in your wallet? i need your timesheets, larry! (horn, ding, ding)llet? how long have i had
reaction on president obama sticks that you can extend your coverage. ben nelson of nebraska is here to weigh in. heeis the ceo of the national association of insurance commissioners. great to have you, senator. you guys are the ones to make sure that you can be there on time. >> some one extensions rather than cancellations and others have opted to have cancellations and that is adverse selection. this creates a second risk pool and it's a major concern to the commissioners all over the country. but some have already started the process of taking care of it and they have done a good job doing what they are doing and they don't want to go along with the president's recommendation for what he suggests. gerri: there are 14 or 15 commissioners that don't want go along with it. a lot of people are responsible for making sure that this works right and making sure that everybody abides by the law. >> some have decided to go along with the president's suggestions and are looking to do it. of course it's a question of what will arise from this particular state. >> now this recommendation sho
several years, the obama administration and the department of education has said it's him on advocating on the race to the top, the competitive grant programs, president obama made it an issue in 2012, talking about it in the state of the union and people have justifiable fears that the federal government is intruding and this is something that i agree with. that should be left up to states and localities. gerri: people on the left don't like it either. and there are people in the center that have concerns. i've heard teachers say that they don't like it because they feel like things are being forced on them. why is this such a controversial and difficult topic in your view? >> i think that we are in a period in american history where everything that we talk about kids, in a sense, gets turned into a rudimentary debate over political philosophy, and we don't pay much attention to the details. i recognize that there are problems here. but the issue is, do we go forward with education? >> well, is it just the left and the right battling it out or are there real issues they are? >> there a
under obama up 463%. what are we getting for hundreds of billions of dollars in spending? >>> and it is the next hot thing, the twitter ipo. do you jump in or hashtag stay away? we're watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." gerri: welcome to the "willis report", your show, your money, your voice. we start with the story that is impacting your health care tonight. should obamacare be delayed? the nation's top health care bureaucrat says, full steam ahead on the troubled program which is frustrating millions of us with website crashes and insurance cancellations. kathleen sebelius rejecting calls from republicans and democrats alike in a senate finance committee hearing today to delay the law. republican senator chuck grassley of iowa is finance committee member and he joins me now. senator, thanks for being with us tonight. tell me, was there a collective grown in the room when sebelius said, no, no delays? we will not delay implementation of obamacare? >> of course there was. let me tell you why this is a real political problem for the white house because, ju
, the regulators, the people who know how this works. obama, what you would like to do to fix this problem makes everything far too uncertain. what do you think the impact is jack. >> absolutely right. not only uncertain, but essentially impossible. there is less than six weeks before january 1st. on january 1st we will see millions of people who won't have insurance coverage even know they were buying it this year. policies are canceled. essentially what the insurance commissioners are saying, let's not do this it is not practical. they cannot do it. it will upset the exchanges. what that means is that the insurance companies will need to be bailed out. that is a critical point. we are going to see a big bailout if this goes forward. gerri: i think you are talking about a tax that has been levied on insurers and on the policies that they're right. this will allow, if they lose money, insurance companies to get doe, get taxpayer don't ultimately. let's get back to the issue at hand. that is what the white house knew and when they knew it. it seems to me -- wonder if you agree, the white house es
want facebook. you're welcome. take a look. i obviously, the friends of obama out here are really trying to push this program. as we already know, young people are not responding. >> you know what is interesting, so many of them now. all of these encouraging young people to sign up, getting jon bon jovi and alysian keys. the grows with their kickstand. we talk about the price of the insurance product. the young people expect to buy. as the fundamental thing. people say this sounds great in the normal website, if the canyon on it, and they're shocked and realizes twice as much as anything about before. gerri: that is just one of the problems. now we're hearing from the white house that a lot of people have their coverage dropped. you and i talked about this. we have new numbers. 78 percent of all small employees, 55 percent of large employers, 63 percent of all employers dropping coverage by 2014. this is almost and chopped five impossible for me to imagine. this location for american families. what will happen? >> as you know, i wrote about this a few weeks ago. $903 million. the
obama, california is probably it. but, no. what do you make of that? >> well, it's really not a surprise because the way the california system has been laid out, it has been assumed that all of the people in the individual health insurance market would go into the exchanges. there's about a million people there insured in individual policies. they need those million individual current policyholders that tend to be healthier -- healthier than what we expect are going to be in the exchanges -- in there to subsidize those exchanges. and all of the insurance companies set their rates for 2014 believing that was going to happen. gerri: right. >> that train really left the station. gerri: the train has left the station. paul, to you, is repeal a possibility? republicans keep talking about it, and it occurs to me now that the mess that is left in the wake of this law so big that repeal, it wouldn't solve a whole lot. you'd still have all kinds of problems. >> right. i mean, nobody right now has a terrific incentive for actually going under the hood and fixing the law. gerri: no. republicans don
the entire country is. there are some -- there is still no word on how president obama plans to rescue millions of consumers canceled health insurance policies will work or if it will work and all. the white house is working on another fix to allow insurers to directly sign up people who qualify for tax credits, bypassing the entire obamacare website. with more of this president of the american action forum. great to have you want. thank you for coming in. i was blown away by this bill be now they will just have the insurers sell the insurance. why didn't we think of that before? >> it is a great moments of irony. not only did they finally acknowledged, but they're also, the private sector can probably do as well as they can which is provide income transfers for those in need. this is not a great day in an administration that has touted government over market solutions again and again and is finding just on the wrong side. gerri: and shocking to me how things continue to blow up even now. of course we had in reaching out who was the cms deputy chief reformation officer saying everythin
evening. ♪ ♪ >> good evening, everybody. i'm ashley webster internet for lou dobbs. president obama receiving more potentially devastating news regarding his controversial health care law. the supreme court announcing that obamacare is back on the docket, and the question of whether or not the president's signature law and -- in fringes of religious freedom will be decided. announcing today a bill will take up the dispute of the u.s. businesses claiming religious objections over the laws contraception mandate. that issue has divided the lower courts, oklahoma city based
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